The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood

1.x3 Tol'able David

Most films from the late 1910s and the early 1920s feature very little camera movement—not even simple pans to follow a character walking from one side of the room to another. Instead, editing devices such as the point-of-view shot and the match-on-action show how various spaces are connected, as in this example from the climax of Tol’able David.

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